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Supreme Court blocks Biden’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large private companies

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Updated January 13, 2022 at 4:45 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test rule Thursday, declaring that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration had exceeded its authority. But at the same time, the court upheld a regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services… Read More

Zanesville organizations are partnering for the benefit of artists and small businesses devastated by Jan. 6 Masonic Temple fire

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WOUB Digital · Zanesville organizations support artists and small businesses in wake of Jan. 6 fire Zanesville’s 120-year-old Masonic Temple was destroyed by a fire that broke out around 11 p.m. Thursday, January 6. The seven-story structure was home to about 60 small businesses, studios, and galleries. The cause of the fire has not been… Read More

Ohio University's class gateway at College Green, photographed on May 2, 2019

Ohio University students who didn’t follow vaccine mandate allowed back but face testing

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — When universities issued their COVID-19 vaccination mandates last semester, students were given a choice: Get vaccinated or apply for an exemption. Some students did neither. With the start of spring semester, universities are taking different approaches when it comes to students who did not comply with the mandates. Some took a… Read More

Remnants of the COVID-19 Pandemic are seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

178 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Athens County for Jan. 13

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 10,415 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 178 additional cases were reported Thursday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed numbers on Jan. 13, 2022. According to ODH data, the cases involved 79 people 20-29, 56 people 0-19, 16 people 30-39, 12 people… Read More

Vinton County falls to Marietta in back-and-forth nailbiter

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MARIETTA, Ohio (WOUB) – The Vinton County Vikings fell to the Marietta Tigers on Wednesday night in an intense, back-and-forth, nailbiter of a game. The Vikings looked to build on their six-game win streak heading into Wednesday night’s matchup, however Marietta’s powerful defense and Vinton County’s struggle with turnovers resulted in the Vikings experiencing their… Read More

OU’s Brent Frederick gives perspective on the state of Broadway theater in the age of omicron

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WOUB Digital · OU’s Brent Frederick gives perspective on the state of Broadway in the age of Omnicron Broadway theater has been an integral part of America’s artistic, cultural, and commercial identity for well over a century. However, the last two years have proved especially difficult for the historic New York City theatrical district. On… Read More

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Animals become wildlife cinematographers in “Nature: Animals with Cameras” – Season two starts Jan. 19 at 8 pm


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Animals Become Cinematographers in Season Two of Animals with Cameras, A Nature Miniseries Follow turtles, sharks, kangaroos and more from their own perspectives on Wednesday, January 19 and 26 at 8 pm on PBS   To discover the secret lives of animals, sometimes the animals must show us themselves. Go where no human cameraperson can… Read More